The Many Times Mac G Was Cancelled.
Mac G is one of the popular South African podcasters whose shows has been cancelled numerous times due to his controversies.
As a result of the controversial and homophobic statements on his show, the broadcaster keeps landing himself in troubles and social media trolls.
However, as there is always light at the end of a tunnel, Mac G mostly encounter more opportunities at the end of each controversy.
Due to that, the former Yfm DJ has used the backlash to moved his channel forward as he recently surpassed the 200k mark.
The infamous episode with Mac G, Sol Phenduka, and Ghost Lady where they spew homophobia by joking about transgender people and their body parts caused an uproar on social media.
As a result, they lost one of their backbone sponsors, Old Mutual. The insurance company issued a statement announcing that they’ve terminated their contract with Mac G.announcing
“As a responsible business that respects the rights of everyone, we have decided to terminate the relationship with MacG, with immediate effect. We distance ourselves from the harmful commentary against the LGBTQ+ community and humanity at large” Read the parts of the statement.
After losing his deal with Old Mutual, Mac G announced that he had bagged a new sponsor in Studio 88.
Unfortunately for them, this was short-lived deal as their new sponsorship also got terminated again.
“In light of the above, the Studio 88 Group wishes to distance ourselves completely from the aforementioned statements, podcast and its host/s. We have therefore taken the decision to terminate, with immediate effect, any business/sponsorship relationship we may have with MacG.” The statement read.
In a special episode featuring the Chillers, Nota and Sol. Mac made another insensitive comment about South African television personality Boity.
While playing a game of ‘smash’, marry or kill, Mac G claimed that Boity has slept with everyone in a derogatory way, which was against her sexual orientation.
Mac landed himself in social media trolls again following his interview with another popular broadcaster Gareth Cliff.
He was criticized by tweeps for not having an intensive research in his interviews before showing them.
However, some of his fans who still tolerates his unprofessionalism came to defend his broadcasting skills on twitter